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Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Professor Emeritus of Strategy and Organizational Theory

William F. Joyce is Professor of Strategy and Organization Science at the Amos Tuck School of Business of Dartmouth College. He also teaches Executive Education programs at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Joyce has consulted extensively with organizations in the United States, Europe, and the Far East, specializing in strategy implementation, organizational design, and cultural change. His client base is wide-ranging and includes firms from the telecommunications, technology, government, and financial services sectors, among others. He has served as the principal consultant in reorganizations of portions of Aetna, Citibank, ING, General Electric, General Motors, Allied-Signal, AT&T, Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals, Upjohn, 3M, and various government agencies including the EPA.

Dr. Joyce is the author of four books and numerous articles dealing with strategy implementation, organizational design, and cultural change. This work is widely cited in both the academic and professional literatures, and he is recognized as an international authority on organizational design. His recent book, MegaChange, appeared in 2000. His newest book, What Really Works, was published in May 2003.

Dr. Joyce was formerly on the faculty of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Director of Doctoral Programs in Management. He was visiting scholar at the Graduate School of Business at Berkeley, and at the Stanford Center for Organizational Research. He is one of a handful of Americans to be appointed to the position of Professor of Management by the Ministry of Education of Japan, and he teaches regularly both in Japan and in other locations abroad.

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